Be There 10-08-13

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Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series: History Frontiers. 7:30 p.m., Duane Smith Auditorium. Fermented Frontiers: “Uncorking the past: The Quest for Wine, Beer and Extreme Fermented Beverages,” with Patrick McGovern. For more information, call 662-6272 or visit losalamoshistory.org.

The Los Alamos Volunteer Examiner Group will be giving exams for Amateur Radio Licenses. This session will be 6:30 p.m. in the Club Meeting Room at 4017 Arkansas (the Old Fire Barn). If testing for a new license a picture ID or two other forms of ID with name and address on them (Utility bill, Credit Card bill, or other) will be required. A test fee of $15 (cash or check) made out to “ARRL VEC.” A Social Security number is also required on the form 605 License Application. For those seeking a license upgrade, a picture ID, or two other forms of ID plus your original license, or a valid Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam and an exam fee of $15. For more information, call Bill Boedeker at 662-4220 or email at boedeker@cybermesa.com.
Green Hour Hikes. Meet at various local trailheads. 9-11 a.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center. For more information, call 662-0460.

The Jemez House Thrift Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Unity Day. Teacher Marcie Long and her Hawks hope to create a sea of orange at Los Alamos Middle School. The students will participate in Unity Day and ask students, staff and parents to wear orange to support an end to bullying. The community can learn more at PACER.org/Bullying.

Las Conchas and Thompson Ridge Fires: Effects on Water Quality. 7 p.m. Dr. Clifford Dahm, who has been studying water resources in New Mexico for nearly three decades, will discuss changes in stream water chemistry after the recent fires in the Jemez Mountains, as well as the way water quality changes may affect aquatic biology. $6/$5 PEEC members. For more information and to register, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460, or email Programs@PajaritoEEC.org.

Halloween sale from 8:30 to noon in Graves Hall (upstairs in the C.E. building) at the United Church. There will be Halloween costumes and decorations for both inside and out.

A celebration of Los Alamos’ 50 years in space. Speakers include Laboratory Fellow and Astrophysicist Ed Fenimore and planentary scientist and principal investigator of the Chemcam team Roger Weins. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bradbury Science Museum.
Los Alamos Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mesa Public Library parking lot. The weather is changing and so are the items at the market, more winter crops will be showing up. This week could be the last of the tomatoes and there is still chile left. The last schedule market outside will be Oct. 31.

Senior Citizens are needed for Cookies and Conversation at Los Alamos Middle School. Adults join students for free lunch, cookies and light-hearted conversation. Clubs and organizations willing to donate cookies can call Assets In Action at 661-4846. The JJAB program meets monthly and a list of dates is available.

Community Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive.

Los Alamos Art Council Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.

Thursday Faith and Family Night (TFFN) will meet at the United Church at 3:45 p.m. in Graves Hall of the Christian Education Building at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. For more information call 662-2971.

The Los Alamos Writers Group meets on the second Thursday during November and December from 7-8:30 p.m. at Morning Glory Bakery, 1377 Diamond Drive, across from the high school. Visitors are welcome to attend.

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will have the monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Ridgepark Clubhouse, 505 Oppenheimer Dr. The guest speaker will be from HOPE Pregnancy Center. All registered Republican women are invited. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items for LA Cares and toiletries for the Women’s Shelter in Espanola. For more information call Donna MacDonald 662-4001.

The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. The speaker will be genealogist and writer Mary Penner of Tijeras. She will speak about “Finding females in your family tree.” The public is invited.